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Seattle July 4th Weekend: 2017 Independence Day Celebration @ Lake Union | Seafair Summer Fourth, Gas Works Park

Seattle Fireworks- July 4, 2005

From GasWorks Park | Photo by *Oregongirl

Seafair Summer 4th
July 4, 2017
Noon – 11 p.m. | Free | All Ages
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Gas Works Park
2143 N Northlake Way Seattle, WA 98103

Celebrate our nation’s independence with Seafair! We host a day full of fun at Gas Works Park, which boasts the best views of our fireworks show over Lake Union. This location includes FREE general admission to the public as well as reserved seating available for purchase, guaranteeing fantastic views of the fireworks.

Throughout the day, guests can dine with our food vendors, peruse exhibit booths and listen to live entertainment from the main stage. For those 21 and over, you can quench your thirst in our beer and beverage garden while relaxing in the summer sun. Everyone is invited to participate in our All-American Games, featuring pie-eating contests, sack races and more!

Voted as one of the nation’s best fireworks shows by USA Today and Business Insider, the fireworks start at 10:20 p.m. and last approximately 20 minutes. The show features nearly 8,500 pounds of fireworks with fantastic displays fully choreographed to the Seafair Summer 4th musical score.

Check here for a detailed schedule.

Gas Works Park
All-American games, festival-style food booths, interactive exhibits and live entertainment await you at the Seafair Summer Fourth at Gas Works Park! Kid’s activities, food vendors, games and more will entertain young and old alike all day. This celebration ends with a fantastic fireworks show over Lake Union.

South Lake Union Park
The South Lake Union area features food booths, live music on the entertainment stage and a range of first-class seating available for purchase to give you the best possible views of the fireworks show.

Fireworks Show
Western Display Fireworks, the pyrotechnic company for the Seafair Summer Fourth, is a fourth generation family-owned business offering the finest in pyrotechnic productions. With over 60 years of experience, Western Display Fireworks are the oldest and largest aerial display company in the Northwest and are a part of hundreds of celebrations annually. The fireworks are fully choreographed to the Seafair Summer Fourth musical score, utilizing cutting edge technology, embracing in crowd favorites like the weeping willow fireworks.

Food & Beverage
Attendees are welcome to bring their own food and beverages into Gas Works Park and South Lake Union. Coolers are allowed but subject to search. Please remember that personal barbecues and alcoholic beverages are not permitted during the Seafair Summer Fourth. Gas Works Park and South Lake Union will both feature Beer Gardens for those 21 and older. A wide range of food vendors will be present at both locations.


Prohibited Items

  • Personal Barbecues
  • Marijuana
  • Alcohol
  • Fireworks, explosives or incendiary materials or devices
  • Pets, other than service animals
  • Weapons and Firearms
  • Glass bottles
  • Illegal drugs

*Note: Tents will be allowed, but must be collapsed at dusk.


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